Traverse City Record-Eagle

Deaths in the Region

April 4, 2010

Deaths in the Region: 04/04/2010

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a list of deaths reported during the past week by funeral directors in the 13-county northwest Michigan region.


-- William R. Butler, 82, of Shepherd, formerly of Elk Rapids, died March 24; Berry Funeral Home, Shepherd.

-- Vincent R. Olach, 81, of Ellsworth, died March 28; Hasting Funeral Home, Ellsworth.


-- George K. Sinclair, 57, of Beulah, died March 21; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.

-- James Walton Smith, 68, of Benzonia, died March 26; Terwilliger Funeral Home, Kaleva.

-- Betty Jane Worden, 85, of Lake Ann, died March 28; Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, Beulah.

-- William Wittkowsky, 88, of Honor, died March 30; Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, Traverse City.

-- Ruth Wesley Pearsall, 98, of Frankfort, died April 1; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.

-- Grace Hawkins, 94, of Benzonia, died April 2; Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.


-- Mason O. Clark Jr., 87, of Niles, formerly of East Jordan, died March 22; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

-- John L. Hagaman, 71, of Charlevoix, died March 24; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

-- Clarence H. Smith, 90, of Charlevoix died March 28; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.

-- Arlon J. Leonard, 69, of East Jordan, died March 29; Penzien Funeral Home, East Jordan.

-- Rose B. Reinhardt, 99, of Boyne City, died March 31; Stackus Funeral Home, Boyne City.

-- Joan M. Carey, 89, of Charlevoix, died April 1; Winchester Funeral Home, Charlevoix.


-- Phillip N. Jourdan, 90, died March 9.

-- William Stellman, 60, of Cheboygan, died March 26; Nordman Funeral Home, Cheboygan.

-- Phyllis F. LeMay, 83, of Indian River, died March 30; Lintz Funeral Home, Indian River.

-- Duane C. Shields, 69, of Mackinaw City, died March 30.


-- William Lee Moery, 75, of Maple Froest Twp., died March 27; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

-- Eugenia Phyllis Kaiser, 85, of Grayling, died March 30; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

-- Paula Jackson, 91, of Grayling, died April 3; Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.


-- M. Elayne Zaiger, 87, of Petoskey, died March 26; Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey.

-- Oliver "Max" Graham, 84, of Hiawatha, Kan., formerly of Petoskey, died March 18; Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha, Kan.

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